Cryptography of the Future

All modern security systems rely on cryptography. It provides the core building blocks that allow for secure internet browsing, email encryption and cryptocurrencies.

The HGI is home to one of the world’s leading teams in the field of modern cryptography. It is engaged in research on lightweight block ciphers for the Internet of Things and post-quantum encryption, among other topics.


Prof. Dr. Eike Kiltz

Prof. Dr. Gregor Leander

Prof. Dr. Alexander May

Prof. Dr. Christof Paar

Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk

Prof. Hans Ulrich Simon